Editors Liked

  • Rugged to excess. Includes forensic data recovery service. USB 3.0. 3-year warranty. Fast performance
  • Fast USB 3.0 interface; fireproof and waterproof; includes oneyear data recovery service
  • Fireproofing and waterproofing, Extended warranty and data recovery, eSATA and USB 3.0, Smooth performance on USB 2.0, Linux and Mac support
  • Really fast file transfer speeds
  • Fireproof, Waterproof, Fast
  • Fire-resistant, waterproof design; very fast over USB 3.0; comprehensive data-recovery plan in event of disaster
  • Pretty Good Performance, Darn near indestructible, USB 3.0 interface, Actively cooled, Attractive in a tank kind of way, Comes with 1 year Data Recovery Service, Reasonable price for 3 & 5 year DRS extensions, DRS 5 year extension also extends warranty to
  • The ioSafe SoloPro is designed to safeguard your data against fire and water damage and includes a year of data recovery service. The drive supports USB 3.0 and offers decent performance
  • Indestructible. Comes with disaster recovery service
  • Avaliable in 3 large storage capacities, Water proof at 10 feet for three days, Fire proof at 1500f for 15 minutes

Editors Didn't Like

  • Big. Expensive on a dollar per GB basis. 3-year recovery service is an upgrade
  • Data recovery after one year is extra; heavy
  • Very heavy, Expensive versus unprotected drives
  • USB 3.0 adapter port necessary
  • Very heavy, bulky; no redundancy against drive failure; no backup software
  • MASSIVE footprint, Heavy, Sealed unit so hard drive replacement will be difficult
  • The ioSafe SoloPro is heavy and bulky for an external hard drive. It doesn't have any protection against hard-drive failure, and its internal hard drive is not user-replaceable. The device is also relatively noisy
  • Nothing. This post was written by: Larry Greenberg - who has written 773 posts on Gear Diary. I have always had a passion for gear and gadgets. It all started for me with the release of the very first Palm Pilot. I've always had an interest in handh
  • A little on the heavy side but that is ok since it just sits in one place all the time